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Thursday 13 October 2005

  • ACS-CINF - Call for papers - Abstracts can now be submited for a session called "Social Software and Chemical Information" organized by the Division of Chemical Information of the ACS for the March 2006 ACS National Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The organizers are interested to see...
  • ASIS&T-SIG STI activities during the conference + call for volunteers - The SIG STI group has prepared several activities for the ASIS&T Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC: business meeting: Monday, Oct. 31st, 11-12am Dutch Treat dinner: Monday the 31st at 7pm, at the Mimosa Grill. There will be a sign-up sheet...
  • SLA-FAN - call for presenters - The Food and Nutrition Division of SLA is sending out its first call for presenters for its Contributed Papers Session at the upcoming SLA Annual Conference in Baltimore, June 11-14, 2006. This particular session will be held on Tuesday, June...

Thursday 6 October 2005

  • IFLA STL Section - Call for papers - The Science and Technology Libraries (STL) Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)is now accepting abstracts for its Open Session for the 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council that will take in Seoul, Korea, August 20th...

Wednesday 5 October 2005

  • ASEE-ELD - abstract submission period extended - The deadline for abstract submission to the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference has been extended to Thursday, October 6th, 2005, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. You still have time!...

Wednesday 28 September 2005

  • At SARC III - I am leaving this morning for the SARC III conference in Williamsburg, VA. I will be presenting a session tomorrow morning, entitled "Jumping on the Blogwagon: A Librarian's Perspective." My thanks to the Sci-Tech Division of SLA for their sponsorship...

Friday 16 September 2005

  • Scientific Publishing Conference - Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, PA wil host a one-day conference entitled Scientific Publishing: What does the Future Hold?. Students, faculty, researchers, scientists, engineers, librarians, publishers are invited to attend. It will take place on Saturday, November 12 and it is...
  • RSC - training on chemical information - On October 11th, the Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemical Information Group, the Chemical Structure Association Trust and the University Science and Technology Librarians Group will repeat their joint one-day training event on chemical information. The training will take place at...
  • ACS and PubChem discussion - The American Chemical Society created some controversy when an announced public discussion at the latest conference in Washington, DC had no room scheduled to discuss the conflict between the Society and PubChem. The ACS has announced that the topic (including...
  • ASEE-ELD 2006 - Call for abstracts - October 5th is the deadline to submit abstracts for a paper, presentation or poster session for the ASEE-ELD annual conference in June 2006 in Chicago. Roughly mapped out are five topics: Assessment, Mentoring, Scholarly Communication, Technology, and Unusual/Unique Resources. Other...

Wednesday 3 August 2005

  • IFLA-STS Oslo programing - Julia Gelfand has posted the IFLA Science & Technology Section's programing at the annual IFLA conference in Oslo, Norway....

Friday 29 July 2005

  • SLA-ST and SLA-ENG call for papers - The Science and Technology Division and the Engineering Division are making a joint call for papers for the contributed papers sessions for the SLA annual conference in Baltimore in 2006. The theme is "Open Access and Institutional Repositories in Sci-Tech...
  • IFLA - Agricultural Libraries Group- Start-up in Oslo - There will be a start-up meeting of the new Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group at the IFLA's annual conference taking place in Oslo, Norway. The meeting is Thursday August 18, session 158. The theme is "Meeting the Information Needs of Farmers...
  • STS Presentations and Poster handouts now online - PowerPoint presentations and poster session materials from the ACRL-STS program at the ALA conference in Chicago are now online....
  • International Calendar of Information Science Conferences (ICISC) - This is of interest for all librarians and information professionals, not just sci-tech librarians. The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG/III), the European (ASIST/EC) and the New England (NEASIST) chapters of ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science &...

Thursday 21 July 2005

  • ASEE-ELD Chicago 2006 - not quite a call for papers - Kate Thomes, in charge of planning ELD's technical program for the ASEE 2006 annual conference in Chicago, is giving an heads-up for the upcoming call for papers in September. She will be looking for moderators for sessions, for people who...

Wednesday 20 July 2005

  • AaeE Librarians workshop - From September 27th to the 29th, the Australian Association for Engineering Education will held its annual conference in conjunction with the Global Colloquia initiated by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)in Sydney, Australia. The day before the conference, on...
  • IATUL conference papers online - The papers presented at the 26th annual conference of the IATUL in Québec City, Canada are now available online....

Thursday 7 July 2005

  • "Better Understanding Your Users" free web conference - If you missed the combined sciences poster session at the SLA national conference in Toronto, here is your chance. The Chemistry, Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics, and Sci-Tech divisions of SLA are co-sponsors of the web conference "Better Understanding Your Users" that will take...

Thursday 30 June 2005

  • Seminar on Geoscience Librarianship - The Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) in conjunction with the Geological Society of America annual meeting is sponsoring a *free* seminar on Geoscience Librarianship. The program will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2005 from 10:30 to 5:00 at the Gould...

Monday 27 June 2005

  • LISA V: Call for papers - Proposed papers are now being accepted for the Library and Information Services in Astronomy V (LISA V) conference that will be held in Cambridge, MA, June 18-21, 2006. The conference is hosted by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics(CfA), the John...

Thursday 16 June 2005

Monday 13 June 2005

  • ACRL-STS Dinner in Chicago - There will be a Science Librarians Dinner at ALA Sunday, June 26, starting at 5:30. Harry Caray's is the location. RSVP to Norma Kobzina. I assume this is Dutch treat. The dinner is sponsored by the co-chairs of the College...

Thursday 9 June 2005

  • Back from SLA - What have I learned at SLA: - that I am a cheapstake and it hurt my blogging. Resolution: next year, get a room with (free :) ) Internet access - that Canadian sci-tech librarians bloggers wear khakis. Check out pictures...

Monday 6 June 2005

  • InfoToday's view on my presentation - Don Hawkins attended my session and blogged about it in the InfoToday blog. Thanks Don!...
  • A day at SLA - And what a day! Of course, I'm already totally out of time, with sessions, business meetings, dinners, open houses and receptions. Leaves little time for blogging. Pretty much everyone has arrived by now, and there is quite a buzz going...

Wednesday 1 June 2005

  • SLA-PAM is blogging - Guess what, I am a Check out the PAM Division blog for the Toronto conference and the Conference official blog....

Thursday 26 May 2005

Tuesday 24 May 2005

  • ALA-STS Poster Session - The Science and Technology Section of ACRL will present the following poster session at the ALA national conference. This session will take place after the STS Program Monday, June 27 from 11:30-12:30 (following the STS Program) McCormick Place, N229 (next...
  • A selection of SLA programs - Permit me to do my own PR for two sessions at the upcoming SLA: Monday, June 6, the IT Division is presenting a panel on blogs, "Blogging/RSS'ing the Librarian Way" where I will be speaking along with Mary C. Kadell...

Monday 23 May 2005

  • STS Research Forum - Two papers have been selected for the ALA-Science and Technology Section's Research Forum. The Forum will take place June 26th from 4:00-6:00 pm. "Electronic Usage Statistics and Citation Analysis" by John McDonald, Acquisitions Librarian, California Institute of Technology "Proteomics: Measuring...

Thursday 19 May 2005

  • ASEE-ELD Banquet registration - To participate in the ELD Banquet at the Portland conference, you need to register with the session moderator, Elizabeth Mengel. Registration must be made before June 9, 10:00 am Eastern Time. All the details are in the extended entry....

Wednesday 18 May 2005

  • PAM hospitality suite at SLA Toronto - I found out last year that the SLA's Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Hospitality suite is a good place to be. Plentiful food, Internet access and refreshments are generously offered by the Institute of Physics (along with a nice goodie bag). The suite this...

Wednesday 11 May 2005

  • ELD Get Acquainted Session in Portland - One of the most popular sessions of the ASEE-ELD program at the national conferences is the Get Acquainted Sessions. In order to prepare for the "stuff"-packed session, the moderator is asking participants to send her the following information: 1. Send...

Monday 9 May 2005

  • SLA-PAM Early Bird dinner - Join the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division people at the pre-conference no-host Early Bird Dinner on June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The dinner will be held at Messis. The cost for dinner (with a choice of 8 selections for each of appetizer, entree and...

Monday 25 April 2005

  • ACRL-STS visit in Chicago to the Fermilab - The Science and Technology Section of ACRL is planning a visit to the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Library during ALA's annual conference in Chicago. The tour will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30...

Wednesday 6 April 2005

  • Student travel grant to ASIS&T - The ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Scientific and Technical Information Systems (SIG/STI) is offering a $1,000 grant to a LIS student to help with the costs of attending the 2005 ASIS&T annual conference in Charlotte, NC. Requirements: A demonstrated interest...

Sunday 3 April 2005

  • Call for Papers: CINF Division - ACS Washington - As I noted a few days ago, there are now more calls for papers for the CINF Division programs for the next ACS conference in Washington. Homeland Security and its Impact on the Flow of Scientific Information The events of...
  • Chemical Information Group (CIG) meeting - The Chemical Information Group (CIG) will hold a one-day meeting at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, on April 6th. The theme of the meeting is Your Chemical Information - Unlocking the Value. The fees for attendance...

Thursday 31 March 2005

  • Joint SLA Chemistry, PAM and Sci Tech poster session - online - Ask and you will be answered. I was wondering aloud the other day if the joint poster session from the Chemistry, PAM and Sci Tech Divisions of SLA would be available online after the conference. Well, session moderator William Amstrong...

Monday 28 March 2005

  • Call for Papers: Public Information Databases: CINF Division - ACS Washington - Propositions for papers are invited for the CINF symposium entitled Public Information Databases that will take place at the ACS meeting in Washington D.C., August 18th through September 1st. Summary Although the value of commercial chemistry and biology databases is...
  • ACRL's Virtual National Conference - For those who cannot get away for the Minneapolis ACRL conference, an online conference will be available, held completely via the Internet, that will include live, interactive webcasts of select speakers, as well as text-based discussion boards, blogs, speaker materials...
  • Joint SLA Chemistry, PAM and Sci Tech poster session - The details of the joint poster session for the Chemistry, PAM and Sci-Tech Divisions of SLA have been made public. A nice amount of presentations and lots of good stuff. I hope they'll be made available online afterwards....

Tuesday 22 March 2005

  • STS dinner at ACRL Minneapolis - There will be a Science and Techonology Section dinner at the ACRL conference in Minneapolis on Friday, April 8. The dinner will be at Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant. The hosts are Janice Jaguszewski and Kris Fowler of the University...

Wednesday 9 March 2005

  • 2nd Digital Archives for Science & Engineering Resources Summit - The ASIST will be presenting the Second Digital Archives for Science & Engineering Resources Summit (DASER-2) at the University of Maryland, April 29th to May 1st 2005. The Summit will examine new issues and challenges related to digital archives and...
  • Preliminary program for PIUG 2005 - The preliminary program for the Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) Conference in Arlington has been posted on CHMINF-L. It should make its way onto the conference website, one hopes, because it does look interesting. Deadline for early bird registration is...

Friday 4 March 2005

  • Roomies board for ASEE Portland - It is still quiet for now but the Roomates Sought Board is now in operation for the ASEE-ELD members that will attend the ASEE Annual Conference in Portland this June....

Thursday 3 March 2005

  • ACRL-STS Discussion Group Chairs - There are still four openings for four new Discussion Group Chairs for the various ACRL-STS Discussion Groups (General Discussion Group, Issues in Sci-Tech Management, Publisher/Vendor Relations, and SciTech Information). Each co-chair will working with a more experienced person. The commitment...

Monday 21 February 2005

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